A compliment is usually accompanied with a bow, as if to beg pardon for paying it. ~A.W. Hare & J.C. Hare, Guesses at Truth
Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs. ~George Chapman
Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise. ~Lord Chesterfield, Letters to His Son
Some folks pay a compliment like they went down in their pocket for it. ~Kin HubbardCUL
It is hard to resist a flatterer who gets it right. ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
Pay with compliments and you will always be wealthy. ~Mike Dolan, www.hawaiianlife.comtwitter.com/HawaiianLife/status/3558842395
I can live for two months on a good compliment. ~Mark Twain
Her very frowns are fairer far
Than smiles of other maidens are.
‘Twas never merry world
Since lowly feigning was called compliment.
~William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night
Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough. ~George Moore